A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Oyama in Japan on Sunday. The temblor was detected at 05:11:45 / 5:11 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 67.87 km, 139.8307° East, 36.2457° North. All ids that are associated to the event: us20008mfp. Unique identifier: us20008mfp. The epicenter was at a depth of 67.87 km (42 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/02/17 / 2017-02-25 20:11:45 / February 25, 2017 @ 8:11 pm.
Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 63 km (39 miles) from Tokyo (c. 8 336 600 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Yokohama (c. 3 574 400 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Kawasaki (c. 1 306 800 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Saitama (c. 1 193 400 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Yono (c. 1 077 700 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Hachiōji (c. 579 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Nakanojōmachi, Uenohara, Takahagi (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 6 km SSE of Oyama, Japan.
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